Deposition of John Lissen

Collection: Bysse Depositions

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Dublin Core

Date: 1642-09-22
Identifier: 825290r268


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Robbery
Commissioners: Philip Bisse, Thomas Graye
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 290r

John Lissen late of Messels in the parish of Killbrogan and in the Barony of Kinalmekey and Countie of Corke yeoman, A British protestant Beeing duly sworne & examined by vertue of his Maiesties Comision &c deposeth and saith that at or about the ffifteenth day of ffeberuary last past att Messels aforesaid & in the foresaid parish of Kilbrogan, he was at seuerall times Robed and fforcibly dispoyled of his goods & Chattells, By the meanes of this rebelion to the severall vallues followinge viztt
att Messels afforesaid
of Oxen worth Thirtie pounds, in Cowes and young Catell English breed worth worth ffortie eight pounds in houshold goods worth foure pounds in horses & garrons fiue pounds in piggs ffiftie shillings, in corne, in stack barne & house one hundred pounds, att Messels he had a lease at Calitrume he had a lease and at Gurtin a lease all of them in the parish of Kilbrogan aforesaid, at Messels seuene yeares to come att Callitrume sixteene yeares to come at Gurtin ffifteene yeares to come, all which the said leasses was worth ouer and aboue his rents Threescore pounds per annum the said leases valued worth to him the said John Lissen one hundered pounds he was expeled & driven from the beniffits thereof By the meanes of this rebellion in Ireland, that now hee Conceaueth it to be lost lost The totall of his losses amounts to Two hundred ffourscore and nine pounds ten shillings ster 289 li. 10 s. 0 d. he was robbed by the rebells their names he knoweth not & further he deposeth not
In behalfe of her husband John Lissen
Hester [mark] Lissens Mark
Jurat coram nobis
22o 7bris 1642
Tho: Graye Dec:
Phil: Bisse

fol. 290v


John Lissens examination

Deponent Fullname: John Lissen
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Yeoman
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Hester Lissens
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Proxy